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Beating big names like Mercedes, Audi, the country’s best-selling premium EV will surprise.

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Beating big names like Mercedes, Audi, the country’s best-selling premium EV will surprise.

It is absolutely true that the demand for electric vehicles is higher than ever. But how is the sale of expensive or luxury electric cars, many people have many questions. Many people may think that few such cars are sold. Let us inform you in this context, if you have such an idea, then you are thinking wrong. Because the Hyundai Ioniq 5 has established itself as one of the most popular models in the premium electric vehicle segment. Statistics show that an average of around 100 of these cars are being sold in India every month.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the best selling premium EV in India

Why so popular? What’s in this Hyundai Ioniq 5? Let us know the various details of the car from the Korean company. Last year the model won important awards like ‘World Car of the Year’. The Ioniq 5 also holds a 5-star rating in the Euro NCAP crash test. Which deserves praise.

Unique safety features set this flagship model of Hyundai apart from other vehicles in the market. In a recent interview, Hyundai Motor India’s Chief Operating Officer Tarun Garg said that a total of 14,000 units of the Ioniq 5 model have been sold in the last 14 months. In other words, Hyundai is selling an average of 100 units per month. The car is priced at Rs 45.95 lakh (ex-showroom). He mentioned that the company has announced an investment of Rs 26,000 crore to increase the production capacity of the Chennai factory, localize new models and battery packs. As a result, the company believes that the price of battery electric vehicles will decrease from 2025.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 : Specifications

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Ioniq 6 are based on the Electric Global Modular Platform or E-GMP architecture. It has a 72.6 kWh battery pack. An electric motor is present to transmit power to the wheels, producing 160 kW and 350 Nm of torque. A 350 kW DC First charging system can charge the battery from 19-80% in 18 minutes. Again, a 150 kW DC fast charger takes 21 minutes to charge the same amount. The company claims that the car offers a range of 631 km (ARAI certified) on a full charge.

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